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Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves

Nirmala Sitharaman's advisers have been speaking of why fiscal prudence is important to avoid India being downgraded from investment grade by global credit rating agencies

Capital, debt market service providers to remain operational during lockdown: SEBI
Business

Capital, debt market service providers to remain operational during lockdown: SEBI

Market regulator SEBI has said that entities providing capital and debt market services will continue to remain operational during the nationwide lockdown which has been extended for another two weeks contain the spread of COVID-19

Don't consider lockdown-related loan repayment delays as default: SEBI to credit rating agencies
Business

Don't consider lockdown-related loan repayment delays as default: SEBI to credit rating agencies

SEBI said a differentiation in treatment of default, on a case to case basis, needs to be made as to whether such default occurred solely due to the lockdown or loan moratorium.

SEBI board approves tighter norms for full disclosure on loan defaults with rating agencies
Business

SEBI board approves tighter norms for full disclosure on loan defaults with rating agencies

Amid concerns over banks citing 'client confidentiality' to resist sharing of information on delayed loan repayments and possible defaults by their borrowers, capital market regulator SEBI on Wednesday announced new norms to make it mandatory for companies to provide these details to credit rating agencies

SEBI mulls slew of reforms; tighter check on rating agencies, reward and hotline for informants
Business

SEBI mulls slew of reforms; tighter check on rating agencies, reward and hotline for informants

With an aim to further safeguard investors' interests and to take defaulters to the task, capital market regulator SEBI is planning to unveil a slew of reforms, including for greater checks on credit rating agencies and for rewarding informants in insider trading cases with up to Rs 1 crore reward

In the shadows of a debt crisis: A closer look at how IL&FS episode unfolded and impacted the larger economy
Business

In the shadows of a debt crisis: A closer look at how IL&FS episode unfolded and impacted the larger economy

IL&FS has not just failed to bring private capital into the infrastructure sector but has used public assets to create opportunities for itself

Sebi mulls tighter norms to ensure full disclosure on loan defaults with rating agencies
Business

Sebi mulls tighter norms to ensure full disclosure on loan defaults with rating agencies

Credit rating agencies have come under the scanner for failing to flag potential credit risks of the securities and entities rated by them

SEBI needs more funds, not less; govt move to suck out regulator funds comes amid a corporate governance crisis
Business

SEBI needs more funds, not less; govt move to suck out regulator funds comes amid a corporate governance crisis

The Finance Ministry's Budget proposal to suck out to the Centre's kitty a quarter of SEBI's surplus every year is against the grain because what India needs badly now is a culture of progressive corporate governance, on which SEBI has barely scratched the surface

Govt set to provide financial assistance to minority investors for class action lawsuits, rules to be notified soon
Business

Govt set to provide financial assistance to minority investors for class action lawsuits, rules to be notified soon

The concept of the class action suit, that provides an option for investors to seek remedy as a group, is well known in Western countries.

SEBI approval for side-pocketing in mutual funds spells good news for old and new investors
Business

SEBI approval for side-pocketing in mutual funds spells good news for old and new investors

Previously, SEBI was not in favor of allowing mutual funds to side-pocket or segregate their bad units.

Auditors one of the weakest links in corporate governance, situation leads to serious issues for listed cos, says Uday Kotak
Business

Auditors one of the weakest links in corporate governance, situation leads to serious issues for listed cos, says Uday Kotak

Kotak said the issue in the profession stems from a potential "conflict of interest" where an association of accountants, ICAI also acts as the sector regulator.

NPA crisis in banking sector an opportunity for bond market development: SEBI chairman Ajay Tyagi
Business

NPA crisis in banking sector an opportunity for bond market development: SEBI chairman Ajay Tyagi

Tyagi noted that a vibrant capital market, both equity and bond, has to play a pivotal role to facilitate fund mobilisation for sustaining the country's projected economic growth momentum

SEBI cracks whip on corporates’ reluctance to issue bonds, but will it work unless the RBI too acts in tandem?
Business

SEBI cracks whip on corporates’ reluctance to issue bonds, but will it work unless the RBI too acts in tandem?

The bond market is unforgiving unlike banks in the pre-IBC era, especially public sector banks (PSBs) that have shown monumental patience with defaulters all these years until the IBC came along.

Govt needs to step in when credit rating agencies do a lax job
Business

Govt needs to step in when credit rating agencies do a lax job

Credit rating agencies made their advent to aid small investors and others who do not have the wherewithal to carry out their own credit risk assessment.

Why Moody's is not negative on India
Economy

Why Moody's is not negative on India

India's not over and out as far as Moody's is concerned. The global rating agency maintains that it is still bullish on India's growth story and said that poor business sentiment is not a permanent situation.

Despite challenges Moody's maintains stable outlook for India
Economy

Despite challenges Moody's maintains stable outlook for India

Moody's said the recent negative trends were unlikely to become permanent or even medium-term features of the Indian economy.

Fitch cuts Greece's rating to CCC on eurozone exit risk
Economy

Fitch cuts Greece's rating to CCC on eurozone exit risk

Fitch has cut Greece's credit rating from B- to CCC, citing the "heightened risk" that Greece could leave the euro zone.

Moody's clarification: Didn't issue new statement on India
Economy

Moody's clarification: Didn't issue new statement on India

Reports earlier said that post S&P's downgrades, Moody's affirmed India rating at BAA3 and said outlook was stable.<br /><br />

Moody's upgrades India's foreign currency rating
Economy

Moody's upgrades India's foreign currency rating

The upgrade to investment grade will help domestic companies raise funds from overseas markets at better rates.